Learn the long term effects of narrow interseptal bone and the value of learning from long term recall data
Case: Patient presented with periodontal symptoms 18 years after having nonsurgical retreatment
Patient: 76-year-old female with high cholesterol (taking statins)
Chief Complaint: (1994) dull ache, (2012) severe gum bleeding
Dental History: Initial root canal treatment with silver points was performed 30-40 years prior to the recall examination (tooth #19). The patient returned 18 years after the author’s retreatment for an evaluation of severe periodontal inflammation (#19).
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